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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Genetic Test #773613

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 10, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) New study about a genetic test that can predict which patients are likely to see their breast cancer return examined; details given about chemotherapy treatment & the new genetic test. [Breast cancer patient Suzanne LAVORDA‡- says she did not want chemotherapy.] [Rush University Medical Center Dr. Melody COBLEIGH†- says chemotherapy is given to most women unnecessarily & now we can determine the risk for each patient.] [Dana Farber Cancer Inst. Dr. Eric WINER†- says this test will become part of the standard approach to cancer.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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